2018 Subject index

2018 Bulletin Index

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ACCESS TO CARE (see: GLOBAL HEALTH CARE)

ACCREDITATION (see: THE JOINT COMMISSION)

ADVOCACY AND HEALTH POLICY (see: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Advocacy and Health Policy, and LEGISLATIVE AND GOVERNMENT ISSUES)

AFFORDABLE CARE ACT (see: LEGISLATIVE AND GOVERNMENT ISSUES: Federal)

AMERICAN BOARD OF SURGERY (ABS)

ABS announces details of new Continuous Certification Program, 103, 5:96

AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS (ACS)

Activities

–ACS CQGS introduces course on care of the complex older patient (Hornor, Finlayson, Cooper), 103, 3:28

–ACS delegation visits Israel (Salcedo-Wasicek, Langdale, Kao, Oyetunji, Weymuller, Jimenez, Pellegrini), 103, 11:12

–ACS in the news, 103, 2:92, 6:64, 10:82

–ACS, other organizations concerned with patient safety offer recommendations on OR attire, 103, 6:54

–ACS releases 2018 update to the Physicians as Assistants at Surgery report, 103, 4:77

–ACS WiSC seeks ACS Fellows to serve as new members, 103, 4:76

–Applications for ACS Academy of Master Surgeon Educators are now being accepted, 103, 4:75

–Associate Fellows: Apply now for ACS Fellowship, 103, 10:67

–Biography of C. Rollins Hanlon, MD, FACS, Past-Director of the ACS, now available, 103, 11:90

–New oral histories added to the ACS Archives, 103, 5:97

–Register for 2018 ACS Residents as Teachers and Leaders Course, 103, 3:77

–Register for ACS Comprehensive General Surgery Review Course, July 26–29, 103, 7:75

–Report on ACSPA/ACS activities, October 2017 (Farmer), 103, 1:87

–Report on ACSPA/ACS activities, February 2018 (Farmer), 103, 5:87

–Report on ACSPA/ACS activities, June 2018 (Farmer), 103, 9:77

–Royal Australasian College of Surgeons partners with ACS for Annual Scientific Congress, 103, 4:79

Advocacy and Health Policy (see also: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: ACS Professional Association (ACSPA) and LEGISLATIVE AND GOVERNMENT ISSUES)

–2018 State Lobby Days: Opening doors in the state capitols (Johnson), 103, 10:34

–ACS manages 2017 legislative gains despite Hill focus on ACA repeal, tax reform, 103, 2:39

–ACS Stop the Bleed advocacy agenda advances on Capitol Hill and in state capitols (Rosen, Johnson), 103, 11:30

–ACS trauma agenda advances on Capitol Hill (Rosen), 103, 6:37

–You are your own best advocate: A how-to guide (Carmody, Oehmen), 103, 9:35

Alliance/ACS Clinical Research Program

–ACS Clinical Research Program: Adjuvant therapies for biliary tract cancers (Smoot, Rocha, Boughey), 103, 4:56

–ACS Clinical Research Program: Clinical trials for surgeons: Hurdles and opportunities (Francescatti, You, Boughey), 103, 1:58

–ACS Clinical Research Program: Colorectal cancer in adults younger than 50 years old (Clark, Boughey, You), 103, 10:47

–ACS Clinical Research Program: Duration of adjuvant therapy for stage III colon cancer: No longer one size fits all (Meyerhardt, Boughey, You), 103, 5:77

–ACS Clinical Research Program: The evolving clinical management of sentinel node-positive melanoma: The impact of MSLT-II on clinical practice (Hieken, Gershenwald, Boughey), 103, 9:57

–ACS Clinical Research Program: Geriatric assessment and frailty in older cancer patients (Clark, Guerard, Boughey), 103, 7:56

–ACS Clinical Research Program: Immunotherapy in solid tumors (Soares, He, Roland, Boughey), 103, 6:46

–ACS Clinical Research Program: Improving surgical care and outcomes through the OPTI-Surg toolkit (Francescatti, Finlayson, Dohan, Chang), 103, 3:59

–ACS Clinical Research Program: Liquid biopsies in cancer clinical trials (Rocha, Boughey), 103, 8:70

–ACS Clinical Research Program: Surgical management of ADH, ALH, and LCIS (Dickson-Witmer, Degnim, Bedrosian, Boughey), 103, 2:59

–ACS Clinical Research Program: Surveillance testing for colorectal cancer: New evidence supports a change in guidelines (Snyder, Chang), 103, 12:57

–Second volume of Operative Standards for Cancer Surgery manual now available, 103, 10:65

ACS Foundation (see also: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Scholarships and fellowships)

–ACS Foundation 2017 Annual Report, 103, 4:34

–ACS Foundation insights: Estate planning: Prepare today for tomorrow (Klein, Hollett), 103, 1:62

–Carrico Champions commit to sustaining funding for the award (Lucas), 103, 11:42

ACS National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (see also: QUALITY OF CARE)

–ACS NSQIP honors 66 hospitals for meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care, 103, 1:77

ACS Professional Association (ACSPA)

–ACSPA-SurgeonsPAC year-end update, 103, 1:76

–Information every surgeon should know about the ACSPA-SurgeonsPAC, 103, 7:69

–Report on ACSPA/ACS activities, October 2017 (Farmer), 103, 1:87

–Report on ACSPA/ACS activities, February 2018 (Farmer), 103, 5:87

–Report on ACSPA/ACS activities, June 2018 (Farmer), 103, 9:75

Annual meeting (see also: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Clinical Congress)

–Official notice: Annual Business Meeting of Members, American College of Surgeons, 103, 9:68

Archives

–From the Archives: The assassination of President James Garfield: Could he have survived? (Charles, Hanks), 103, 1:60

–From the Archives: The College, surgeons, and the Great War (Kernahan), 103, 9:60

–From the Archives: The Great War and the evolution of plastic and reconstructive surgery (Morgan, Morgan), 103, 5:80

–From the Archives: Guy de Chauliac and “What the Surgeon Ought to Be” (Kennedy), 103, 3:62

–From the Archives: The rescue of Miss Inez Stone (Nahrwold), 103, 7:62

–From the Archives: The U.S. medical response to gas warfare in World War I (Barr), 103, 11:52

–Inaugural recipient of ACS Surgical History Group Archives Fellowship announced, 103, 8:108

–New oral histories added to the ACS Archives, 103, 5:97

Awards (see also: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Fellows and Members)

–Applications for Jacobson Award accepted through February 23, 103, 1:79

–Call for nominations: Dr. Mary Edwards Walker Inspiring Women in Surgery Award, 103, 4:76

–Dr. Mary Edwards Walker Inspiring Women in Surgery Award presented to Dr. Lee, 103, 11:79

–Dr. Steven Rosenberg receives the 2018 ACS Jacobson Innovation Award, 103, 8:77

–Dr. Valerie W. Rusch to receive ACS Distinguished Service Award, 103, 9:67

–Nominations for 2018 volunteerism and humanitarian awards due February 28, 103, 1:84, 2:96

–Nominations for 2019 ACS/Pfizer Volunteerism and Humanitarian awards due February 15, 103, 12:75

–Surgeons honored for volunteerism and humanitarianism (Fox), 103, 9:69

Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons

–Correction, 103, 7:75, 8:98, 9:84, 10:64

–Editor’s note, 103, 6:61

Chapters

–2018 State Lobby Days: Opening doors in the state capitols (Johnson), 103, 10:34

–Chapter news (Moreau, Frankel), 103, 2:83; 4:72, 6:57, 8:100, 10:78, 12:77

Clinical Congress

–Clinical Congress 2018 Preliminary Program, 103, 7:45

–Exciting changes in the Scientific Forum this year (Hawn, Tzeng, Rusch, Burns, King, Sachdeva), 103, 10:63

–Highlights of Clinical Congress 2017, 103, 1:25

–Olga M. Jonasson, MD, Lecture: The quiet pioneer who started a revolution: Elizabeth Garrett Anderson (Anderson), 103, 2:22

Commission on Cancer (see also: CANCER)

–16 cancer care facilities receive CoC Outstanding Achievement Award, 103, 1:83

–CoC grants Outstanding Achievement Award to 16 cancer care facilities, 103, 8:98

–NAPRC awards first accreditation to John Muir Health Rectal Cancer Program, 103, 7:68

Disciplinary actions

–Disciplinary actions taken in 2017, 103, 2:80

Executive Director

–Executive Director’s annual report (Hoyt), 103, 12:34

–Looking forward (Hoyt), 103, 1:8 (reflections on the “red book”); 2:8 (update on ACS Communities); 3:10 (ATLS); 4:7 (Statement on Violence Prevention); 5:12 (development and future of WHA 68.15); 6:8 (developing patient trust); 7:8 (update on ACS Quality Programs); 8:10 (resident training); 9:8 (Clinical Congress 2018); 10:9 (responding to the changing practice environment); 11:9 (ACS-COSECSA Surgical Training Collaborative); 12:7 (year in review)

Fellows and Members (see also: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Awards)

–Carrico Champions commit to sustaining funding for the award (Lucas), 103, 11:42

–Dr. Pellegrini receives Seattle Business Leaders in Health Care Lifetime Achievement Award, 103, 5:95

–Eileen Metzger Bulger, MD, FACS, is new Chair of the ACS Committee on Trauma, 103, 3:68

–Heidi Nelson, MD, FACS, named Medical Director of ACS Cancer Programs, 103, 11:73

–Members in the news, 103, 5:93, 7:71

Governors, Board of

–2017 ACS Governors Survey: Ergonomic injuries and their prevention (Welsh, DuCoin, Andreone, Paramo), 103, 6:30

–2017 ACS Governors Survey: The increasing role of APPs in providing surgical care (Butsch, Paramo, Kirby, Andreone), 103, 7:40

–Board of Governors pillars at work: An update (Farmer), 103, 10:72

History (see also: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Archives)

–Biography of C. Rollins Hanlon, MD, FACS, Past-Director of the ACS, now available, 103, 11:90

Honorary Fellowships

–Citation for Prof. Roger M. Greenhalgh, MD, MChir, FRCS (Makaroun), 103, 11:65

–Citation for Prof. John M. Hutson, AO, BS, MD(Melb), MD(Monash), DSc(Melb), FRACS, FAAP(Hon), FCAPS(Hon) (Fallat), 103, 11:66

–Citation for Prof. Jakob Izbicki, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon) (Wexner), 103, 11:67

–Citation for Prof. Daniel Jaeck, MD, PhD, FRCS(Hon) (Miller), 103, 11:68

–Citation for Prof. Lars Å. Lidgren, MD, PhD, FRCS(Hon) (Browner), 103, 11:69

–Citation for Prof. Takeshi Miyano, MD, PhD, FACS (Schwartz), 103, 11:70

–Citation for Prof. Franco Mosca, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), ASA(Hon), Polish Association of Surgeons(Hon) (Michelassi), 103, 11:71

–Citation for Prof. Anthony R. Mundy, MS, PhD(Hon), FRCP, FRCS (McAninch), 103, 11:72

–Citation for Prof. Akimasa Nakao, MD, PhD, FACS (McGinnis), 103, 11:73

–Citation for Prof. Samir Rasslan, MD, Dr(hc), FACS (Pellegrini), 103, 11:74

–Citation for Prof. Tania Maria Sih, MD, PhD (Weissler), 103, 11:75

–Citation for Prof. Selman Uranues, MD, Dr(hc), FACS (Velmahos), 103, 11:76

–Honorary Fellowship in the ACS awarded to 12 prominent surgeons, 103, 11:63

In memoriam

–In memoriam: Frank C. Spencer, MD, FACS, pioneering cardiothoracic surgeon (Shemin), 103, 11:82

Journal of the American College of Surgeons (JACS)

–Coming next month in JACS and online now, 103, 1:82, 2:79, 3:77, 4:77, 5:97, 6:54, 7:75, 8:95, 9:82, 10:68, 11:92; 12:74

Meetings

–2018 Leadership & Advocacy Summit focuses on strategic thinking and key health policy issues (Peregrin), 103, 8:80

–ACS Leadership & Advocacy Summit: A resident’s perspective (Stokes), 103, 8:89

–ACS Quality and Safety Conference emphasizes the value of partnering with providers and patients (Fox, Schneidman), 103, 10:55

–Calendar of events, 103, 1:100, 2:100, 3:80, 4:88, 5:100, 6:72, 7:80, 8:112, 9:88, 10:92, 11:100, 12:116

–Collected papers of the ACS Metabolic Surgery Symposium—Part I (Buchwald, Pories), 103, 12:47

–Register now to participate in 2018 Leadership & Advocacy Summit, 103, 2:78

–Register today for the 2018 TQIP Annual Meeting, 103, 9:75

–Registration open for ACS Quality and Safety Conference, July 21–24, 103, 6:53

–TQIP annual meeting shares best practices, advances in trauma care (Peregrin), 103, 2:70

Membership and member benefits

–A Fellowship applicant has listed you as a reference: Now what?, 103, 1:85

–Residents, prepare to take your ACS membership to the next level, 103, 8:97

–Stand out in 2018—update your ACS member profile, 103, 2:95

–Your ACS benefits: ACS Committee on Diversity offers diversity resources, 103, 6:55

–Your ACS Benefits: ACS guidelines and statements help you deliver quality care (Bura), 103, 10:69

–Your ACS benefits: Stop the Bleed program more important now than ever (Gilliam), 103, 4:59

–Your ACS benefits: Underused resources every ACS member should know about (Bura), 103, 2:61

–Your ACS benefits: Women in Surgery Committee: Advancing opportunities for women surgeons (Bura), 103, 8:94

Military Health System Strategic Partnership American College of Surgeons (MHSSPACS)

MHSSPACS’ role in promoting military-civilian partnerships (Knudson), 103, 6:12

National Cancer Database (NCDB)

–NCDB-sourced study focuses on post-treatment surveillance for colorectal cancer patients, 103, 7:72

–NCDB cancer bytes: Active surveillance as a treatment modality in ductal carcinoma in situ (James, Alapati, Hopewood), 103, 10:51

–NCDB cancer bytes: Endometrial cancer: An increasingly common gynecologic malignancy (Gabor), 103, 7:58

–NCDB cancer bytes: Strategically reversing the rising incidence of melanoma in younger patients (Mammen), 103, 1:66

–NCDB cancer bytes: Using data to plan cancer prevention and screening activities (Dreyer), 103, 4:63

Officers and Staff

–ACS Officers, Regents, and Board of Governors’ Executive Committee, 103, 1:39

–Call for nominations for the ACS Board of Regents and ACS Officers-Elect, 103, 1:81, 2:94

–Call for nominations for ACS Officers-Elect and ACS Board of Regents, 103, 11:92, 12:73

–Heidi Nelson, MD, FACS, named Medical Director of ACS Cancer Programs, 103, 11:73

–New Regents, Board of Governors Executive Committee members elected, 103, 12:68

–Ronald V. Maier, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), FCSHK(Hon) installed as 2018–2019 ACS President, 103, 11:59

–Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS, is 2018–2019 ACS President-Elect, 103, 12:63

Operation Giving Back (see: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Awards and VOLUNTEERISM) Presidential Address

–Presidential Address: For our patients (Maier), 103, 12:10

Quality Programs

–ACS quality and safety case studies: Improving highvalue care of ileocolic intussusception in a pediatric ED (Burns), 103, 3:51

–ACS quality and safety case studies: A multidisciplinary approach reduces clostridium difficile infections in adult surgical patients (Turner, Mantyh), 103, 9:48

–ACS quality and safety case studies: South Miami Hospital implements strategies for prevention of SSI in bariatric surgery (Rabaza, Gonzalez, Berman, Sosa, Fuego), 103, 1:48

–ACS quality and safety case studies: Texas Children’s Hospital introduces standardized protocol to reduce pediatric baclofen pump infections (Lam, Curry), 103, 5:74

–ACS quality and safety case studies: UC Davis implements a clinical practice guideline for postoperative management of pediatric appendicitis (Vanover), 103, 11:45

–ACS Quality and Safety Conference emphasizes the value of partnering with providers and patients (Fox, Schneidman), 103, 10:55

– AHRQ Safety Program for ISCR expands scope in 2019 (Wick, McSwine, Hanahan-Gatz, Yuan), 103, 12:16

–Making quality stick: Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety: Beginning your quality improvement journey, 103, 7:74

–Making quality stick: Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety: Collaboration and guidelines can lead to better outcomes, 103, 4:78

–Making quality stick: Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety: Creating a culture of high reliability, 103, 1:80

–Making quality stick: Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety: The effects of disruptive behavior, mentoring, and coaching on quality improvement, 103, 6:61

–Making quality stick: Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety: Individual disciplines working together in an increasingly regulated environment, 103, 2:81

–Making quality stick: Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety: Lifelong learning: A key responsibility of the individual surgeon, 103, 5:98

–Making quality stick: Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety: Using data analytics to improve patient care, 103, 3:76

–TQIP annual meeting shares best practices, advances in trauma care (Peregrin), 103, 2:70

Regents, Board of

–Call for nominations for the ACS Board of Regents and ACS Officers-Elect, 103, 1:81, 2:94

–Call for nominations for ACS Officers-Elect and ACS Board of Regents, 103, 11:92, 12:73

–Leigh A. Neumayer, MD, MS, FACS, elected Chair of ACS Board of Regents, 103, 2:76

Research and Optimal Patient Care (see also: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: American College of Surgeons National Quality Improvement Program and AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Quality Programs and QUALITY OF CARE)

–ACS Clinical Scholars in Residence benefit from access to outcomes measures and mentors (Bilimoria, Ko), 103, 1:74

–ACS Clinical Scholars in Residence Program has lasting impact on surgeons’ careers (Peregrin), 103, 7:17

Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons (RAS-ACS) (see also: EDUCATION AND TRAINING)

–The 2017 RAS-ACS annual Communications Committee essay contest: An introduction (Shipper), 103, 1:23

–The 2017 RAS-ACS annual Communications Committee essay contest: First-place essay: Gravitas (Swendiman), 103, 1:24

–RAS-ACS Symposium essays: NPPs: Exploring their contribution and impact on resident education (Woelfel), 103, 11:36

–RAS-ACS Symposium essays: Physician extenders: Integrated members of surgical teams (Taylor), 103, 11:39

–RAS-ACS Symposium essays: Residents describe the benefits and challenges of physician extenders in academic surgery (Reiss, Coleman), 103, 11:34

Scholarships/fellowships (see also: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Foundation)

–2018 ACS Traveling Fellow to Australia and New Zealand reports on experience (Patel), 103, 11:95

–2018 Claude H. Organ, Jr., MD, FACS, Traveling Fellowship, 103, 4:83

–2018 Nizar N. Oweida, MD, FACS, Scholarships now available, 103, 1:98

–ACS 2018 Traveling Fellow to Japan reports on experience (Badgwell), 103, 7:77

–ACS and MacLean Center offer fellowships in surgical ethics, 103, 1:77

–ACS announces recipients of ACS and COSECSA Women Scholars scholarship, 103, 1:95

–ACS/ASBrS International Scholar announced, 103, 3:79

–ACS awards six Resident Research Scholarships for 2018–2020, 103, 6:69

–ACS Traveling Fellow to Germany reports on experiences (Karanicolas), 103, 10:85

–ANZ, Japan, and German Exchange Travelers for 2018 announced, 103, 8:107

–Applications for 2020 international Traveling Fellowships due November 15, 103, 9:86

–Apply for 2019 ACS/ASBrS International Scholarship, 103, 10:89

–Apply for ACS/SVS Foundation/NIH Research Career Development Award, 103, 3:79

–Apply for ACS/Triological Society Clinical Scientist Development Award, 103, 3:79

–Apply for 2018 International ACS NSQIP Scholarships, 103, 1:96

–Apply for 2019 International ACS NSQIP Scholarships, 103, 12:82

–Apply for 2019 international chapter opportunity to develop an ACS-based education course, 103, 12:84

–Apply for 2019–2021 Resident Research Scholarships, 103, 8:110

–Apply for International Scholarships for Surgical Education by March 1, 103, 2:98

–Apply now for 2018 health policy leadership scholarships, 103, 1:97

–Carrico Champions commit to sustaining funding for the award (Lucas), 103, 11:42

–Community Surgeons Travel Awards available for 2019, 103, 4:85

–Faculty Research Fellows for 2018–2020 announced, 103, 6:70

–Faculty Research Fellowships for 2019 available, 103, 8:109

–George H.A. Clowes, MD, FACS, Memorial Career Development Awardee for 2018 announced, 103, 8:108

–Health Policy Scholars for 2018 selected, 103, 6:67

–Heller School Executive Leadership Program in Health Policy and Management 2019 scholarships available, 103, 12:83

–IGS reports on journey through the halls of U.S. surgical research (Donati), 103, 1:92

–Inaugural recipient of ACS Surgical History Group Archives Fellowship announced, 103, 8:108

–International Guest Scholarships for 2019 available, 103, 4:82

–RAS-ACS announces Leadership Scholarship Award winners, 103, 4:81

Statements

–Revised Statement on Diversity, 103, 1:43

–Revised Statement on Patient Safety in the Operating Room: Team Care, 103, 9:38

–Revised Statement on Intimate Partner Violence, 103, 10:39

–Statement on Cannabis Regulation and Risk of Injury, 103, 2:43

–Statement on Credentialing and Privileging and Volume Performance Issues, 103, 4:46

–Statement on Maintaining Surgical Access with a Locum Tenens Surgeon, 103, 1:44

–Statement on Medical Student Use of the Electronic Health Record, 103, 4:50

–Statement on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Adults, 103, 2:45

–Statement on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Pediatric Trauma Patients, 103, 2:47

–Statement on Recommendations for Surgeons Caring for Patients Who Are Jehovah’s Witnesses, 103, 9:40

–Statement on Social Media, 103, 1:46

–Statement on the Uniform Emergency Volunteer Health Practitioners Act, 103, 1:47

Surgeon education and training programs

–ACS Clinical Scholars in Residence Program has lasting impact on surgeons’ careers (Peregrin), 103, 7:17

–From Transition to Practice to Mastery in General Surgery (Richardson, Buckley, Shabahang, Giles, Sachdeva, Burns), 103, 7:10

–Register for ACS Comprehensive General Surgery Review Course, July 26–29, 103, 7:75

Trauma (see also: TRAUMA)

–ACS Stop the Bleed advocacy agenda advances on Capitol Hill and in state capitols (Rosen, Johnson), 103, 11:30

–ACS trauma agenda advances on Capitol Hill (Rosen), 103, 6:37

–ATLS 10th edition offers new insights into managing trauma patients (Henry), 103, 6:15

–Celebrating 40 years of Advanced Trauma Life Support: ATLS at 40: Distinguished past, bright future (Henry, Brasel, Joseph), 103, 3:12

–Celebrating 40 years of Advanced Trauma Life Support: Bringing ATLS to an international audience: Background and a Region Chief’s experience (Brasel, Al Turki), 103, 3:23

–Celebrating 40 years of Advanced Trauma Life Support: When passion and curiosity collide: The beginnings of the ATLS program (Talbott), 103, 3:19

–Gun violence and firearm policy: An introduction from the ACS COT (Stewart, Kuhls, Bulger), 103, 7:24

–NTDB data points: 2017 Pediatric Annual Report: ICD-10 (Fantus), 103, 2:66

–NTDB data points: Annual Report 2017: ICD-10 (Fantus), 103, 1:69

–NTDB data points: Baby on board: Trauma in pregnancy (Fantus, Thompson), 103, 3:66

–NTDB data points: The big bad wolf: COPD and trauma (Fantus), 103, 4:70

–NTDB data points: Breaking the cage: Rib fractures (Fantus, Schlanser), 103, 9:65

–NTDB data points: Fixing the cage: Rib fixation of flail chest (Fantus, Schlanser), 103, 11:57

–NTDB data points: Medicating the cage: Pain management of rib fractures (Fantus, Schlanser), 103, 10:53

–NTDB data points: Penile injuries: Rare but potentially hazardous (Fantus, Fantus), 103, 12:61

–NTDB data points: Psyched out: Trauma patients with major psychiatric comorbidities (Fantus, Dawson), 103, 7:66

–NTDB data points: A slice in time: Lower extremity compartment syndrome (Fantus), 103, 5:85

–NTDB data points: Through the barricade: Blunt diaphragm injuries (Fantus, Schlanser), 103, 6:51

–NTDB data points: Up in arms: Upper extremity compartment syndrome (Fantus, Schlanser), 103, 8:75

–TQIP annual meeting shares best practices, advances in trauma care (Peregrin), 103, 2:70

–U.S. Army and Navy surgeons collaborate to offer ATLS demonstration course in Afghanistan (Williams, Tadlock, Smith, Cornwell), 103, 3:69

AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (AMA)

ACS delegation shapes policy at AMA HOD meeting (Armstrong, Sutton), 103, 3:73

AMA House of Delegates meeting: Setting policy for organized medicine (Turner, Sutton), 103, 9:83

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BARIATRIC SURGERY (see: METABOLIC SURGERY) BLEEDING CONTROL (see: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Trauma and TRAUMA)

C

CANCER (see also: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Commission on Cancer, and AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Alliance/ACS Clinical Research Program)

Precision surgical oncology? The treasure is in the tissue (Compton, Averbook), 103, 2:30

CERTIFICATION

ABS announces details of new Continuous Certification Program, 103, 5:96

CLINICAL TRIALS (see: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Alliance/ACS Clinical Research Program)

CURRENT PROCEDURAL TERMINOLOGY (CPT) (see: PRACTICE MANAGEMENT and REIMBURSEMENT)

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DISASTER MANAGEMENT (see also: TRAUMA)

Preparation and teamwork in hurricane season: From the rescuers to the rescued: A tale of two hurricanes (Arboleda-Osorio), 103, 2:18

Preparation and teamwork in hurricane season: Preparation, teamwork pay off during 2017 Atlantic hurricane season (Peregrin), 103, 2:10

Southern Nevada Trauma System uses proven techniques to save lives after 1 October shooting (Kuhls, Fildes, Johnson, Dort, Jacobs, Eastman, Winchell, Stewart), 103, 3:39

DIVERSITY IN SURGERY

From residency to retirement: Race and residency training in the post-Charlottesville era (Martin), 103, 2:55

Olga M. Jonasson, MD, Lecture: The quiet pioneer who started a revolution: Elizabeth Garrett Anderson (Anderson), 103, 2:22

Women at the helm of the ACS: Charting the course to gender equity (Schneidman), 103, 9:11

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EDITORIAL

Letters to the Editor, 103, 1:71, 2:68

Looking forward (Hoyt), 103, 1:8 (reflections on the “red book”); 2:8 (update on ACS Communities); 3:10 (ATLS); 4:7 (Statement on Violence Prevention); 5:12 (development and future of WHA 68.15); 6:8 (developing patient trust); 7:8 (update on ACS Quality Programs); 8:10 (resident training); 9:8 (Clinical Congress 2018); 10:9 (responding to the changing practice environment); 11:9 (ACS-COSECSA Surgical Training Collaborative); 12:7 (year in review)

EDUCATION AND TRAINING (see also: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons)

From residency to retirement: The pillars of personal financial success: Filling a critical gap in surgical education (Chapman, Subramanian, Klingensmith, Wellen), 103, 9:54

From residency to retirement: Retired surgeons as peer teachers in resident medical education: An underused resource (Baker, Clancy, Eckhauser, Kessel, Smith), 103, 3:56

From Transition to Practice to Mastery in General Surgery (Richardson, Buckley, Shabahang, Giles, Sachdeva, Burns), 103, 7:10

ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS

EHRs add to surgeons’ administrative burdens: The ACS responds (Ollapally), 103, 9:24

ETHICS

From residency to retirement: M&M conferences provide forum for discussion of ethical issues (Wall, Tarpley, Heitman), 103, 8:65

Victims of violence: An ethical conflict between patient rights and institutional policy (Zárate Rodriguez, Yu, Kodner, Brown, Punch), 103, 10:29

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FIREARM INJURY PREVENTION (see: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Trauma, ETHICS, and TRAUMA)

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GERIATRIC SURGERY

ACS CQGS introduces course on care of the complex older patient (Hornor, Finlayson, Cooper), 103, 3:28

GLOBAL HEALTH CARE

ACS delegation visits Israel (Salcedo-Wasicek, Langdale, Kao, Oyetunji, Weymuller, Jimenez, Pellegrini), 103, 11:12

ACS: Global engagement for the care of the surgical patient (Tefera), 103, 5:63

COSECSA collaborates to address surgical shortages in sub-Saharan Africa (Derbew), 103, 5:41

Countries and colleges collaborate to improve access in Oceania and Southeast Asia (Watters, Tangi, Guest, Batten, Robson, Scott, Cooper), 103, 5:21

Cross-cutting health: Global surgery, obstetrics, anesthesia, and the World Health Organization (Davis, Johnson), 103, 5:16

Implementing WHA 68.15: A global update, 103, 5:15

Obstetrics and gynecology in global health: Lessons learned for advancing public health to achieve universal health care (Anderson, Roa, Benedetto, Citron, Curet, Eckhardt, Johnson, Levy, Negussie, Rulisa, Sohail, Spitzer, Stark, Vwalika, Danso), 103, 5:49

The Royal Colleges of Surgeons in the U.K. and Ireland: A common vision for global surgery (The Royal Colleges of Surgeons in the U.K. and Ireland), 103, 5:31

Scaling-up surgical care in rural Haiti (Eisenson, Ward, Bowder, Raymonville, Fils Jean-Louis, Lee Jean-Louis, Pauyo, Steer, Farmer, Sullivan), 103, 6:23

Shriners Hospitals: Making the dream of global surgery a reality for pediatric burn patients (Blears, Foncerrada, Rivas, Ross, Zapata-Sirvent, Wolf, Herndon), 103, 9:19

West African College of Surgeons and its role in global surgery (Yawe), 103, 5:60

WFSA describes its vision for implementation of WHA 68.15 (Gore-Booth, Mellin-Olsen, Morriss, Haylock-Loor, Onajin-Obembe, Gelb), 103, 5:44

GUIDELINES AND STANDARDS (see: THE JOINT COMMISSION)

H

HEALTH CARE REFORM (see: LEGISLATIVE AND GOVERNMENT ISSUES, REIMBURSEMENT)

HISTORY (see also: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Archives)

Biography of C. Rollins Hanlon, MD, FACS, Past-Director of the ACS, now available, 103, 11:90

The history of the scalpel: From flint to zirconium-coated steel (Brill, Harrison, Sise, Ignacio), 103, 2:34

I

IN MEMORIAM (see: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: In memoriam)

INFORMATICS (see: ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS)

INNOVATION

Precision surgical oncology? The treasure is in the tissue (Compton, Averbook), 103, 2:30

Profiles in surgical research: Henri R. Ford, MD, MHA, FACS, FRCS, FAAP (Ingraham), 103, 4:27

Profiles in surgical research: John Alverdy, MD, FACS (Emamaullee), 103, 10:21

INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE

Addressing intimate partner violence in the surgical community: Is there a need? (Bass, Turner, Bura), 103, 10:11

From residency to retirement: A teacher, not forgotten (Ganai), 103, 10:44

Lethal means: The deadly combination of firearms and intimate partner violence (Bonne), 103, 10:17

Revised Statement on Intimate Partner Violence, 103, 10:39

J

THE JOINT COMMISSION

A look at The Joint Commission: Advancing health equity in hospitals (Pellegrini), 103, 6:49

A look at The Joint Commission: Collaboration to improve quality of total hip and total knee replacement programs (Pellegrini), 103, 12:60

A look at The Joint Commission: Examining rapid response system treatments in the elderly patient population (Pellegrini), 103, 11:55

A look at The Joint Commission: Joint Commission changes how it assesses safety culture (Pellegrini), 103, 9:62

A look at The Joint Commission: Joint Commission issues alert on violence prevention in the health care workplace (Pellegrini), 103, 7:64

A look at The Joint Commission: Joint Commission now citing individual hand hygiene failures (Pellegrini), 103, 3:64

A look at The Joint Commission: Joint Commission publishes 2018 National Patient Safety Goals (Pellegrini), 103, 2:64

A look at The Joint Commission: Recent studies focus on reducing burnout, improving well-being (Pellegrini), 103, 8:73

A look at The Joint Commission: Stemming the tide of violence (Pellegrini), 103, 5:82

A look at The Joint Commission: Study shows postimplementation audits lead to improved enhanced recovery pathway compliance (Pellegrini), 103, 1:64

A look at The Joint Commission: Surgeons as second victims: Clinicians may experience trauma after adverse events (Pellegrini), 103, 4:61

A look at The Joint Commission: Surgeons well-positioned to champion high reliability (Pellegrini), 103, 10:49

L

LEADERSHIP

What does it take to be a surgeon leader? The CMO and beyond (Dhiman, Pellegrini, Kim), 103, 4:17

LEGISLATIVE AND GOVERNMENT ISSUES (see also: REIMBURSEMENT) Federal

–ACS manages 2017 legislative gains despite Hill focus on ACA repeal, tax reform (McDonald), 103, 2:39

–ACS works with Congress to address the U.S. opioid crisis (Rosen), 103, 9:30

–Quality Payment Program year two: Information to help you succeed in 2018 (Bailey, Chalasani, Coffron, Kopp, Ollapally), 103, 3:33

State

–2017 state legislative update: Lawmakers engage on MOC, trauma funding, and other issues (Johnson, Johnson), 103, 5:67

–2018 state legislative review and a look toward 2019 (Johnson), 103, 12:28

M

MEDICARE/MEDICAID (see: ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS, and REIMBURSEMENT)

METABOLIC SURGERY

Collected papers of the ACS Metabolic Surgery Symposium—Part I (Buchwald, Pories), 103, 12:47

MILITARY SURGERY (see also: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Military Health System Strategic Partnership American College of Surgeons [MHSSPACS], and TRAUMA)

ACS hosts briefing on military health care, 103, 9:75

Achieving zero preventable deaths: A model of a militarycivilian medical training partnership (Anderson, Farmer, Hight, Galante), 103, 6:10

U.S. Army and Navy surgeons collaborate to offer ATLS demonstration course in Afghanistan (Williams, Tadlock, Smith, Cornwell), 103, 3:69

O

OPIOID EPIDEMIC

ACS works with Congress to address the U.S. opioid crisis (Rosen), 103, 9:30

OUTCOMES (see: QUALITY OF CARE)

P

PATIENT SAFETY (see: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Quality Programs, THE JOINT COMMISSION, and QUALITY OF CARE)

–AHRQ Safety Program for ISCR expands scope in 2019 (Wick, McSwine, Hanahan-Gatz, Yuan), 103, 12:16

PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT (see: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: ACS National Surgical Quality Improvement Program, and THE JOINT COMMISSION, and QUALITY OF CARE)

PHYSICIAN WELL-BEING

Addressing intimate partner violence in the surgical community: Is there a need? (Bass, Turner, Bura), 103, 10:11

Can communication proficiency mitigate moral distress among surgeons? (Scarlet, Miller), 103, 7:34

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT (see al so: REIMBURSEMENT)

Locum tenens surgery: An opportunity to improve access to quality surgical care (Gantt, Davis, Sinanan), 103, 11:19

Onboarding for surgeons: Preparation for practice (Gantt, Davis, Sinanan), 103, 11:87

What surgeons should know about…Regulatory burden reduction (Foe), 103, 2:49

PROFESSIONALISM

Excellence in surgery: Becoming the “best” you can be (de Santibañes, Busnelli, Pellegrini), 103, 4:10

From residency to retirement: M&M conferences provide forum for discussion of ethical issues (Wall, Tarpley, Heitman), 103, 8:65

From residency to retirement: The pillars of personal financial success: Filling a critical gap in surgical education (Chapman, Subramanian, Klingensmith, Wellen), 103, 9:54

PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY

From residency to retirement: A trauma surgeon on trial (Thompson), 103, 1:55

Q

QUALITY OF CARE (see also: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: ACS National Surgical Quality Improvement Program, and AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Quality programs)

Drug shortages: The invisible epidemic (Barrera, McNicoll, Sangji), 103, 11:24

R

REGULATORY ISSUES (see also: LEGISLATIVE/GOVERNMENT ISSUES)

EHRs add to surgeons’ administrative burdens: The ACS responds (Ollapally), 103, 9:24

What surgeons should know about…Regulatory burden reduction (Foe), 103, 2:49

REIMBURSEMENT (see also: PRACTICE MANAGEMENT)

The 2019 Inpatient Prospective Payment System final rule: An overview of provisions affecting surgical practice (Foe, Kopp), 103, 12:21

Coding and practice management corner: CPT coding for hepatobiliary surgery (Senkowski, Lieberman, Nagle), 103, 10:41

Coding and practice management corner: Frequently asked questions about CPT coding (Lieberman, Smith, Nagle), 103, 6:42

Coding and practice management corner: Frequently asked questions about CPT coding for breast surgery: An update (Whitacre, Lieberman, Nagle), 103, 9:45

Coding and practice management corner: Reap the benefits of attending a 2019 ACS Surgical Coding Workshop (Bowden), 103, 12:55

Coding and practice management corner: Test your CPT coding knowledge for blunt trauma (Lieberman, Smith, Nagle), 103, 8:61

Coding and practice management corner: Test your CPT coding knowledge for penetrating trauma (Lieberman, Senkowski, Mabry, Nagle), 103, 3:46

Quality Payment Program year two: Information to help you succeed in 2018 (Bailey, Chalasani, Coffron, Kopp, Ollapally), 103, 3:33

Reimbursement changes in 2018: 2018 CPT coding changes (Smith, McNally, Nagle), 103, 1:17

Reimbursement changes in 2018: The 2018 Medicare physician fee schedule: An overview of provisions that will affect surgical practices (Foe, Sage, Kopp), 103, 1:10

What surgeons should know about…The 2018 inpatientonly list (Simon), 103, 5:72

What surgeons should know about…Medicare participation and enrollment (Foe, Bowden), 103, 12:51

What surgeons should know about…Qualified Medicare Beneficiary program billing requirements (Foe, Bowden), 103, 9:43

RESIDENTS (see also: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons (RAS-ACS), and EDUCATION AND TRAINING)

From residency to retirement: Race and residency training in the post-Charlottesville era (Martin), 103, 2:55

Resident autonomy

–Assessing resident autonomy: What tools are available? (Torres, Martinez Quinones, Sudarshan), 103, 8:46

–The autonomy crisis: A call to action for resident advocacy (Coleman, Tracy, Stadeli, Chotai, Howard), 103, 8:15

–Bridging the autonomy gap in surgical training: An introduction (Kulaylat), 103, 8:12

–Developing surgical autonomy through character development: Self-efficacy, grit, and resilience (Sun, Smelser, Vandjelovic, Kauffman), 103, 8:30

–Paradigms to facilitate autonomy in resident education (Sellers, Williams, Lad, Ritter, Plant, Eskander), 103, 8:40

–Perceptions of resident operative autonomy (Jajja, Ehlers, Taveras), 103, 8:35

–Physician extenders and surgical training: Integration or separation? (Tracy, Reiss, Coleman, Stadeli, Chotai, McNicoll), 103, 8:53

–Respect for whose autonomy? Communicating with patients regarding trainee involvement (Scarlet, Johnson-Mann, Hoffman, Horn, Shipper III), 103, 8:23

RURAL SURGEONS

Dispatches from rural surgeons: Critical access hospitals continue to provide vital services to rural patients (Puls), 103, 11:49

Dispatches from rural surgeons: Shortage of rural surgeons: How bad is it? (Puls), 103, 4:52

Dispatches from rural surgeons: Small hospital closures mean loss of access to care (Conyers), 103, 1:51

Locum tenens surgery: An opportunity to improve access to quality surgical care (Gantt, Davis, Sinanan), 103, 11:19

S

SURGICAL RESEARCH (see: INNOVATION)

T

TECHNOLOGY (see also: EDUCATION AND TRAINING and ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS)

TRAUMA (see also: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Military Health System Strategic Partnership American College of Surgeons [MHSSPACS], and AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Trauma and DISASTER MANAGEMENT)

Achieving zero preventable deaths: A model of a military-civilian medical training partnership (Anderson, Farmer, Hight, Galante), 103, 6:10

Celebrating 40 years of Advanced Trauma Life Support: ATLS at 40: Distinguished past, bright future (Henry, Brasel, Joseph), 103, 3:12

Celebrating 40 years of Advanced Trauma Life Support: Bringing ATLS to an international audience: Background and a Region Chief’s experience (Brasel, Al Turki), 103, 3:23

Celebrating 40 years of Advanced Trauma Life Support: When passion and curiosity collide: The beginnings of the ATLS program (Talbott), 103, 3:19

Gun violence and firearm policy in the U.S.: A brief history and the current status (Strong, Tracy, Sangji, Barrera), 103, 7:26

Gun violence and firearm policy: An introduction from the ACS COT (Stewart, Kuhls, Bulger), 103, 7:24

Southern Nevada Trauma System uses proven techniques to save lives after 1 October shooting (Kuhls, Fildes, Johnson, Dort, Jacobs, Eastman, Winchell, Stewart), 103, 3:39

Surgeon credits trauma system he helped to create with saving his life (Schneidman), 103, 4:22

Victims of violence: An ethical conflict between patient rights and institutional policy (Zárate Rodriguez, Yu, Kodner, Brown, Punch), 103, 10:29

V

VALUE-BASED CARE (see: QUALITY OF CARE, and REIMBURSEMENT)

VOLUNTEERISM (see also: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Volunteerism)

Surgeons honored for volunteerism and humanitarianism (Fox), 103, 9:69

W

WOMEN IN SURGERY (see also: DIVERSITY IN SURGERY)

Olga M. Jonasson, MD, Lecture: The quiet pioneer who started a revolution: Elizabeth Garrett Anderson (Anderson), 103, 2:22

Women at the helm of the ACS: Charting the course to gender equity (Schneidman), 103, 9:11

WORKFORCE ISSUES

Locum tenens surgery: An opportunity to improve access to quality surgical care (Gantt, Davis, Sinanan), 103, 11:19

Y

YOUNG SURGEONS (see: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons (RAS-ACS), and EDUCATION AND TRAINING and RESIDENTS)

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